Brother of pop artist David Hockney special guest at Hazelhurst's popular 'At Night' event

John Hockney, brother of pop artist David Hockney, will be special guest at Hazelhurst's At Night event this month.
John Hockney, brother of pop artist David Hockney, will be special guest at Hazelhurst's At Night event this month.

Hazelhurst Arts Centrewill hold its popular At Night event on Friday, August 16, where the special guest will be John Hockney, brother of pop artist David Hockney.

John Hockney will be in conversation with artist Idris Murphy talking about David Hockney's life and work.

At Night will also feature three hours of art and music along witht he Hockney discussions.

There will be 60s and 70s music by DJ Dan De Caires and In the Swim: Kids Corner, an immersive pool themed space.

If you are the hands on type you can enjoy art making including collage and colouring in, inspired by the work of David Hockney.

There will also be an etching demonstration with artist Matthew Ablitt who will demonstrate printing from an etching plate.

Ablitt is a painter and Master Printer who studied at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design UK.

The At Night events have become a popular part of Hazelhurst Art Centre's program for people who like to see the exhibitions in a relaxing environment after work on a Friday evening.

Currently showing at Hazelhurst is David Hockney: Prints consisting of 80 works by the British pop artist considered to be one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

Visitors can shop at the mini markets which will include jewellery, textiles, vintage clothing and more.

Also opening at the Hazelhurst At Night event will be an exhibition by the Southern Printmakers Association in the Broadhurst Gallery.

More than 5,000 people have enjoyed Hazelhurst's At Night events since they began in 2014.

Hazelhurst At Night, Friday, August 16, from 6pm to 9pm.